Interoperability made easy

Wiesenfeld, Ira; Dalton, Christopher
November 2011
Urgent Communications;Nov2011, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p26
Trade Publication
The article discusses issues surrounding the interoperability of national tactical channels in the U.S. It states that a blanket license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) allowing first responders to use VHF Talk around Channel (VTAC), UHF Talk Around Channel (UTAC), and 800TAC is offered for mobile and portable devices only. Organizations cited eligible to use the channels include law enforcement, fire, rescue squads, and schools, among others.


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